Monthly Archives: August 2013

Calendar of Events

Looking for relatives “Jordan”

My name is Joyce Bean and I am trying to locate my relatives the “Jordans” who were related to my mother, Mary Jean Jordan. My mother was married and took the last name of my father … Read more

Community Blood Drive set

From press reports


The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles—like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries. Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is available when … Read more


Mr. Jimmy O. Livingston

Funeral services for Jimmy O. Livingston were held at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Bradley, MS on August 2, 2013 at noon. Wayne Hill and Mike Sanders officiated. Burial followed at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. … Read more

For Youth Tour participants, history comes to life

By Brad Barr


For a group of excited Mississippi high school juniors, history repeated itself during their recent tour of Washington, D.C.

The visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their history books to life—live and … Read more

MSU salamander work has conservation impact

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications


A tough bunch of salamanders found a home in a brand-new lab at Mississippi State University, where they are helping researchers learn how to keep populations of these amphibians from declining worldwide.

The … Read more

Rainwater Observatory presents a look at Space Weather

From press reports


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this summer season called “SPACE WEATHER”. This presentation will be given on Friday, August 9, 2013, starting at 7 p.m. by teacher … Read more

On a Mission in Mississippi

By Katie Eubanks

Northside Sun Staff Writer


Without the cross, Mission Mississippi would be just another nonprofit with nice ideas.

But the cross changes everything.

That’s what Mission Mississippi staff and board members are praying will happen over the … Read more

Fall, winter gardens offer fresh produce

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications


JACKSON – The vegetable garden’s homegrown goodness can last well into the fall and early winter with proper care.

Summer vegetables, such as tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and peppers can all be replanted this … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon next week

By Press Reports


The August Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, August 13 at noon.

The speaker will Dr. Patrick Hopkins, Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Millsaps College.

Patrick is … Read more